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  1. news you can booze
    A California Distillery Is Making Vodka From Twinkies and Food WasteMisadventure & Co. uses baked goods that a local food bank throws out.
  2. Lines
    San Diego’s First Dunkin’ Donuts Mobbed by Munchkins FansAll this for a cruller and a Coolatta.
  3. The Chain Gang
    Hooters Bans Gropey San Diego MayorBob Filner isn’t welcome in at least one of the breastaurant’s locations.
  4. Closings
    Brian Malarkey Taking Gingham Off The Rack, Bringing Searsucker To L.A.Someone tell all the other Top Chefs to dust off the welcome mat.
  5. Foodievents
    Of Course There’s Going To Be A Bacon Fest, June 16 In Del MarOrganizers are even seeking a couple who wants to get married here.
  6. Blechtacular
    Now Green Burrito Is Wrapping Asada Fries In a Flour TortillaThe chain is doing it for San Diego.
  7. The Name Game
    Duck Dive Taking Over Savory Space in Malibu?The planned gastropub may end up having to duck the lawyers of a San Diego business with the same name.
  8. The Chain Gang
    Kids Find Something To Laugh About at Wienerschnitzel Besides the NameThe hot dog chain is in hot water for giving out kids’ calendars featuring a drawing of a naked woman.
  9. Juice Bars
    San Diego’s Suja Launches in L.A.The cold-pressed juice brand is being embraced by a Top Chef and Whole Foods.
  10. Beer Me
    Green Flash Collaborates With Belgium’s St. Feuillien On a Black Saison“Friendship Brew” marks the second collaboration between these breweries, one a ten-year old Californian, the other a 137-year-old European.
  11. Beer Me
    Stone Brewing Plans 16th Anniversary Party on August 17 and 18 in San DiegoAll profits generated by Saturday’s double-bill go to local non-profits, while you get to enjoy rare beers from over 40 breweries.
  12. TV Land
    Street Gourmet L.A. Meets Bizarre Foods This MondayThe blogger takes host ANdrew zimmern for tortas ahogadas and backyard barbacoa.
  13. Empire Building
    Cedd Moses Spreads Seven Grand to San DiegoThe new bar is 213 Nightlife’s first outside of L.A.
  14. Beer Me
    Stone Brewing Opening Company Store in PasadenaThe brewery is in the midst of a massive expansion that will include its own hotel.
  15. Openings
    Bardot Bars Invading SoCal, Opening First in ArcadiaThe luxury ice cream from the founder of Mexico’s Neve Gelato plans three openings this summer, with more to come.
  16. Closings
    Junior Seau’s San Diego Restaurant Closes Its DoorsAfter laying flowers at the door, fans express sadness and outrage.
  17. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Brian Malarkey’s Herringbone Opens May 23, With Amanda Baumgarten Cooking GlobalDouble the Top Chef action in San Diego!
  18. Ooh Baby We Like It Raw
    New Sushi Chains Getting Cheaper, More CompliantThey include Sushi Freak, which is making its way here from San Diego.
  19. Beer Me
    Green Flash Putting Its Palate Wrecker on Store ShelvesThe uber-hoppy brew uses six pounds of hops per barrel.
  20. Neighborhood Watch
    Eagle Rock Brewery Bottles Equinox; El Chapin To Reopen as The HighlandThe sour ale marks only the second of the brewing company’s bottled ales on the market.
  21. Mediavore
    San Diego Owner Fined for Hiring Undocumented Workers; Brian Malarkey OpeningMichel Malecot, of The French Gourmet, must pay $396,575 and serve five years probation after his conviction.
  22. Video Feed
    Watch a Sedan Smash Into a RestaurantYou may never grab a seat by the window again.
  23. Foodievents
    Alice Waters Signing Books at Chino FarmsThis Saturday, the Chez Panisse queen will cavort with a frequent collaborator.
  24. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Brian Malarkey Plans Gingham and GabardineNo, San Diego’s favorite Top Chef hasn’t run out of fabrics to name restaurants out of yet.
  25. Foodies With Benefits
    Kaysen, Keane, and Cimarusti Cooking with William Bradley To Benefit BocuseGet ready for the Michelin stars to collide over six courses at Addison.
  26. Chef Shuffles
    Simon Dolinky Leaves Blvd 16 to Open SaltBox in San DiegoThe super sustainable chef is now running a gastropub, with Pegu Club’s Erin Williams on cocktail duty.
  27. Lotsa Mozzas
    Mozza Mulls Expansion to Downtown San DiegoThe restaurant has worked out a tentative deal at Downtown San Diego’s old police headquarters.
  28. Empire Building
    Freebird’s Must Be Traveling On to Redondo BeachThis will be The South Bay’s first location of the big burrito slingers and L.A.’s third.
  29. Mediavore
    Which Celebrities Are Bad Tippers; Behold The Pyschic Fortune CookieJeremy Piven doesn’t surprise us, but Sean Penn?!
  30. TV Land
    Food Network Debuts Crave August 29th With Riveria Editor TroyIt’s basically another road trip show, but perhaps with a sicker sense of humor.
  31. Neighborhood Watch
    Ben Bailly Bails Fraiche; Red Medicine Throws Out Lunch ServiceThe former Petrossian chef goes into catering, though we can’t imagine he won’t return to restaurants.
  32. Openings
    San Diego’s Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza Opens in El SegundoThe chain has a huge selection of gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian offerings, but we’re going straight for the mini duck tacos.
  33. Menus
    What to Eat This Summer at AddisonChef William Bradley has quickly racked up accolades and awards for the five-year-old restaurant.
  34. Stay Classy San Diego
    Brian Malarkey Cleans Up in San Diego’s Best Restaurants IssueAddison and Truluck’s get their deserved nods, while the Top Chef vet’s restaurant Seersucker racks up some important votes of its own.
  35. Chef Shuffles
    Pierre Gornes Steps Up To Fill Achambault’s Shoes At The AndazThe former Andaz sous chef is also from Southwest France, making him the closest approximation to Archambault at the moment.
  36. Mediavore
    Sewing Needle Found in Chili’s Ribs; How to Drink Pigeon MilkIn other news, Pepsi and Jamba Juice have both gone very green.
  37. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Top Chef Brian Malarkey Plans 2nd San Diego ProjectThe “social dining experience” will have an Asian cowboy theme!
  38. Empire Building
    Another Gourmet Burger Biz Hitting L.A., This One From San DiegoSan Diego’s Burger Lounge is looking for space in West Hollywood.
  39. Chef Shuffles
    Gabriel Morales Resurfaces at Loews CoronadoThe former Provecho chef takes a new gig down south serving California coastal cuisine.
  40. Chef Shuffles
    Spencer Johnston Named Exec Chef at The Wine CaskJohnston comes from San Diego’s the Pearl, but is a Central Coast native with the locavore knowledge to match.
  41. Quote of the Day
    L.A.’s Beer Culture Catches Up With Golden State PeersL.A. is the meat in the middle of San Diego and San Francisco’s beer-loving bread.
  42. Chef Shuffle
    Chef Todd Allison Leaves Checkers for San Diego’s AnthologyThe chef, while extremely talented, was simply in the wrong place to attract diners.
  43. Mediavore
    Off-Shore Drinking Ban Considered in San Diego; Sports Concessions Riddled withThe end of “Floatopia” might be drawing near, while eating at the game poses health risks.
  44. Mediavore
    Dole Lawsuit Dropped; Food Union Rallies Behind Pot LegalizationUnited Food and Commercial Workers are backing California’s cannabis legalization proposal while Nicaraguan plaintiffs lose their last suit against the fruit giant.
  45. Mediavore
    Michael Voltaggio Denied Fish Tacos in San Diego; Martha Stewart Eats MalaysiaThe Top Chef winner doesn’t have sufficient ID, while the business maven eats a lot on a recent trip.
  46. Mediavore
    Immigration Raid Targets San Diego Bakery Owner; Serpico Stopped for ConcealedA famous bakery owner is at the center of new federal immigration tactics, while a legendary cop is caught with produce.
  47. Mediavore
    Gordon Ramsay Plans T.V. Show on the Subcontinent; San Diego Garden UnitesA television chef looks to a new year and a new plan, while city farming provides relief for the displaced.
  48. Mediavore
    Julio Cesar Chavez Enters The Restaurant Ring; Whole Foods’ Sales Pick UpA boxing champ becomes a restaurateur and a health food mega-store has a good end to a rough year.
  49. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Top Chef’s Brian Malarkey Plans First Restaurant, Cow TesticlesHis first venture, also featuring burgers and hot dogs, will be in San Diego.
  50. Mediavore
    Coco’s Teams With Mayan Farmers; 925 Pounds of Ground Beef RecalledCoco’s is testing a new coffee in SoCal, while 925 pounds of ground beef are recalled by a San Diego company.
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